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Celebrity designer Mark Brunetz appears at Select Surfaces on Friday

AVON — Celebrity designer Mark Brunetz from Style Network’s Clean House will be in Avon on Friday at 4 p.m. for a special event at Select Surfaces located at 780 Nottingham Road. Brunetz is in town to launch the second year of the Design for a Difference national design contest. The contest returns with an expanded prizes including more than $25,000 in goods and services.

Brunetz also present on “Clearing the Clutter,”,just in time for Spring Cleaning. The public is welcome to attend, but space is limited and RSVP is required. Contact 970-949-6800

Additionally, he’ll share how Vail area residents can participate in Design for a Difference. This first-of-its kind contest was created in 2013 to encourage interior designers to give back to their local communities via design makeovers for local charities, and provides winners with the products and services to fulfill their design vision for a local nonprofit and make an impact.

One winner will earn the grand prize: $25,000 in retail goods and services, the opportunity to collaborate and co-host with celebrity designer, Mark Brunetz; a professionally produced video will be provided to the winner and winning charity for use to promote their work, and they will be included in marketing materials. Four regional prizes will awarded.

“Design for a Difference is more than a name; it’s a mission to unite a community of designers and leverage their ability to change lives, one space at a time. And when it’s a space at a charity, it becomes the gift that keeps on giving,” Brunetz said. “It’s so important to give back, and this contest makes it so much easier for philanthropic designers to do so.”

Contest entries will be accepted until June 1 at www.IDGcontest.com. The contest is open to interior designers, architects and design students. Winners will be announced on August 1.

“Design for a Difference is more than a name; it’s a mission to unite a community of designers and leverage their ability to change lives, one space at a time. And when it’s a space at a charity, it becomes the gift that keeps on giving.”
Mark Brunetz
Celebrity designer


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